Phil Wich, ISA Certified Arborist

ISA Certified Arborist

Territory and Services:

Phil operates out of SavATree’s Portland, OR branch. He provides comprehensive tree and shrub services throughout Northeast and Southeast Portland, including Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview, and surrounding areas. Some of the most popular services provided by Phil and the team include tree fertilization, tree pruning, tree removal, tree disease treatments, shrub fertilization, and shrub and hedge trimming. If you would like to have your property assessed by a certified arborist, look no further than the professionals at SavATree. Ready to schedule your free consultation? Contact us.

Email: [email protected]

Cell Phone: (503) 730-1358


Phil earned his Associates Degree in Forest Management from Mt. Hood Community College in 1979.


  • 42 years in Forestry/Horticulture as Forester
  • Certified Arborist
  • PHC Specialist/Supervisor
  • Tree Risk Assessor
  • Consultant

Why He Became An Arborist:

“Growing up in the 60’s the forest was my favorite escape from the day to day grind of school and work. From the 6th grade I wanted to be a forester. I was fortunate enough to achieve that goal and provide a living for my family my entire adult life. I still learn everyday.”

Customer Service Philosophy:

“I am the trusted advisor to those I encounter regardless if they become a business partner or not. I provide insight and advise as if I were talking to a member of my family. I also speak for the trees and advocate for the green industry.”

Community Involvement & Other Notable Information:

  • Member of the planning commission for the city of Gresham
  • Previously a volunteer firefighter/EMT and member or Sheriff’s Posse


Phil has been married to his best friend Cindy for 40 years and together they have two daughters and two granddaughters that take up most of his free time. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, mountain climbing, writing fiction novels and acting as a chew toy for his blood hound and great dane.

Fun Fact:

Phil has seen Big Foot – SERIOUSLY.